12 Dec

Farm bill passes the Senate

Farm bill passes the Senate Some good news came our way yesterday as the U.S. Senate approved the 2018 Farm Bill with an 87-13 vote.  U.S. Senator John Cornyn & U.S. Senator Ted Cruz both voted in favor of the bill.  The U.S. House of Representatives are expected to make their final vote on the […]

30 Nov

2018 Farm Bill Update

2018 Farm Bill Update This week it was announced that the House & Senate negotiators have reached a principle agreement on a five-year farm bill with a goal of getting voted on before December 7.  The tentative agreement still has some outstanding items, including forestry provisions, which are currently being sorted out by lead negotiators.  […]

14 Nov

FAQ about Land Loans with Agrow Credit

FAQ about Land Loans with Agrow Credit We’d like to take this opportunity for you to get to know more about land financing with Agrow.  So, let’s get started with the basics. What types of “land” qualify for an Agrow land loan? Ranches Farms Pastures Recreational Investment Now that we have that settled, what can […]

08 Nov

Five Herd “Rules of Wisdom”

Five Herd “Rules of Wisdom” There are many different methods to raising livestock, yet there are 5 proven “rules of wisdom” that we can agree upon. #1. Work with a good veterinarian & keep animal health at the forefront. Animal health depends on many factors like preventing and treating diseases, but also maintaining pasture health.  […]

02 Nov

A Cry for Farm Bill Completion

On September 30th the 2014 Farm Bill expired and a new bill has yet to make its way to Congress.  Financial security for farmers and ranchers is a necessity and particularly with the many obstacles they are facing including low prices, an uncertain market and unpredictable weather. The farm bill will supply that safety net […]

26 Oct

Better Financing = Bigger Profits with Agrow

Better Financing = Bigger Profits Is your current lender following through on this? At Agrow we are often able to move our customers to a lower fixed rate from their existing higher variable rates (as well as fixed). Getting a lower rate isn’t the only thing that Agrow can help with. Agrow (headquartered in Austin, […]

19 Oct

Livestock Readiness & Recovery During a Flood

As we’ve seen in Texas this past week, flooding events can quickly occur and cause unnecessary chaos if you are not properly prepared. We thought now is the perfect time to review some actions to take prior to these emergency events. As we well know, having livestock and other animals on a farm or ranch creates […]

11 Oct

Qualities to look for in an Ag Lender

Qualities to look for in an Ag Lender Agriculture has always been a tough industry and today is especially no exception. That’s why it’s more important than ever to ensure that you’re doing business with a lender that has your best interests in mind by providing you financial services that are ethical and appropriate for […]

28 Sep

Why is Agrow the ideal choice for your next livestock loan?

Why is Agrow the ideal choice for your next livestock loan? Whether you operate your livestock on a small or large scale, we understand your business goals and expansion needs.  Unlike traditional banks, we recognize the ups and downs of the Ag industry.  This is why our loan department works diligently to customize your loan(s) […]